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The safe use of health technology—from infusion pumps to complex imaging systems—requires that healthcare facilities recognize the possibility of danger or difficulty with those technologies and that they take steps to minimize the likelihood of adverse events. Download Article
Background: In many locations across the country, cold weather or desert climates create dry environmental conditions.  In order to achieve the higher levels of humidity required by regulatory agencies, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers have to add humidity into the building air, an activity that is expensive and creates its own unique set of challenges.
AHRMM Issues & Legislative Committee issued the following Statement on the Leading Practice on Supply Chain Integration approved by AHRMM Board of Directors: Supply Chain Services Integration with High Cost Clinical Services Departments
Alarm safety is not a new topic; by now most of us have heard the term ‘Alarm Safety’ and recently the term ‘Alarm Fatigue’.  As supply chain professionals we are aware how important alarm management is when providing a safe environment for our patients.  To ensure supply chain remains cognizant of this topic as it continues to be a major safety issue, alarm management was highlighted during an AHRMM14 Annual Conference & Exhibition learning lab.
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The Internal Revenue Service released a
Numerous papers written recently predict the impact of the economic downturn on the healthcare industry. Many of these predictions are now headlines – reduced labor budgets, declines in elective and out-patient volumes/surgeries, and smaller, or in some instances, no capital budgets. Because of the role supply chain plays in the financial well-being of an organization and the current economic environment, supply chain leaders can anticipate:
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Discussions abound about uncontrolled and unchanneled spend throughout a healthcare organization through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash. Gaining control and reducing expense starts by limiting who can authorize spending on behalf of a healthcare organization and ensure suppliers adhere contractual obligations and purchases.
Part 1: The Importance of Developing a Standardized Capital Replacement Plan
Effective and reliable policies and procedures are critical for a materials management department's success. However, every healthcare organization understands the challenges of generating and managing them.
This self-paced, hands-on eLearning course will guide you through each step of the negotiations process, while focusing on proven best practices for negotiations along with personal advice and negotiating tips from seasoned negotiator, John Strong.
Overview: Although suppliers and providers may have hesitations and barriers to a partnership approach, it is possible to collaborate on total cost of ownership (TCO) – provided the right mechanisms are put into place at the start.
Supply chain is a catalyst to reducing costs, maintaining high quality of care, and improving patient outcomes – all elements critical to the CQO Movement. Improving communication and collaboration across the healthcare field, and creating a leaner more efficient supply chain are driving forces that are now changing the environment for supply chain professionals across the country.